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Sep 29, 2012 11:50pm EDT
government that trusts them and that's exactly what i'm going to do. >> could i respond to that, jim? this is a big issue. could we do another round on it? >> we're almost out of time. >> just briefly. when fdr established social security, they didn't call them ious, they called it the full faith and credit of the united states. if you don't have trust in that, i do. if you take it out of the surplus in the trust fund, that means the trust fund goes bankrupt in this generation within 20 years. >> this is a government that thinks a 2% rate of return on your money is satisfactory. it's not. this is a government that says younger workers can't possibly have their own assets. we need to think differently about the issue. we need to make sure our seniors get the promise made. if we don't trust younger workers to manage some of their own money with the social security surplus, to grow from $1 trillion to $3 trillion, it will be impossible to bridge the gap without it. what mr. gore's plan will do causing huge payroll taxes or major benefit reductions. >> new question. are there issues of c
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
wisconsin. and on their behalf, mr. sam wilson. >> did evening, my name is jim riordan from the health insurance and these are my friends from the association of independent colleges and universities and sam wilson, state director of aarp. along with w.p.s. and aarp-wisconsin, wisconsin's 23 private nonprofit colleges and universities and our more than 61,000 students are pleased to sponsor this debate between the major candidates for the u.s. senate. to be competitive in a global knowledge economy, wisconsin needs to expand educational opportunity. this is our mission at the association. we also believe that good government depends upon an informed and educated public and that a debate can and should be educational. aarp-wisconsin has over 800,000 members in the state and over 37 million members nationwide and we are pleased to join in sponsoring the 2012 u.s. senate debate. aarp has a 25-year history of nonpartisan voter education and voter engagement. we appreciate you joining us this evening. and please visit www. to find more information about candidates and the issu
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